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      ATHENS IRKED BY FYROM NAME GAMES
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     Nimetz meets Greek envoy Athens has been angered by an assertion by the prime minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), according to which any settlement on the Macedonia name dispute will have to be put to a referendum before being approved, Greek diplomats have told Kathimerini.

The state >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     AIR DISRUPTIONS Hundreds stranded after protesting OA pilots ground domestic flights Hundreds of Olympic Airlines passengers were stranded at Athens International Airport yesterday as 12 domestic flights were canceled with a further 20 due to be canceled by late last night. OA‘s management blamed the union represe >>>


      LARGE CANNABIS HAUL BUT SMUGGLER ESCAPES
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     Police were yesterday scouring the mountains near the Albanian border after a man who had been carrying more than 110 kilos of cannabis in his vehicle eluded arrest following a dramatic car chase.

Officers who had set up a road block on the Konitsa–Ioannina national road started chasing the suspect when h >>>


      MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY–AFFILIATED PAME UNION ATTEMPT...
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     MARGARITA KIAOU/ANA Members of the Communist Party–affiliated PAME union attempt to climb over a gate at the Transport Ministry in Athens after being refused a meeting with Minister Costis Hatzidakis to discuss the change in the price of public transport fares. The unionists were turned away by policemen. The new >>>


      MORE PATROLS TO CURB MIGRANTS
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     Merchant Marine Minister Giorgos Voulgarakis yesterday asked the country’s coast guard chief to boost patrols of Greek shores in the Aegean after more than 100 illegal immigrants were intercepted in just a few days.

Voulgarakis issued the order after coast guard officials on Lesvos, Leros and Farmakonisi detain >>>


      SHREDDER AWAITING RED TAPE
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     Bureaucracy is the bane of the lives of many Greeks but the government said yesterday that it aims to begin cutting back on red tape, which costs the equivalent of 6.8 percent of the country’s annual gross domestic product.

The Economy and Finance Ministry has joined forces with the Interior Ministry, it was an >>>


      SIEMENS CASH TRACED
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     German court papers reveal how ‘bribe’ money reached Greece German electronics and engineering giant Siemens deposited some 1.4 million euros into a bank account, which was allegedly used to bribe Greek politicians, around the time of the 2004 parliamentary elections, according to Munich court documents seen by Kathimer >>>


      TEN LIFTERS DENY DRUG CHARGES
      Kathimerin, 04-05-2008
     Ten of the 11 professional weightlifters found to have failed doping tests denied yesterday knowingly taking banned substances.

In their written depositions given to a prosecutor probing the doping allegations, the athletes reportedly also expressed their confidence in former national weightlifting coach Christ >>>


      A GENČVE, LES ARCHITECTES EXIGENT UN ARBITRE POUR RÉSISTER AUX POLITIQUES
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     GENEVE. Encore une «Genferei»: au bout du Léman, oů la fonction a toujours été controversée, on n‘a pas nommé d‘architecte cantonal, contrairement ŕ la majorité des cantons.

Cynthia Gani Samedi 3 mai 2008 Dans le canton de Vaud, il a tant marqu >>>


      A NEUCH'4;TEL ET GENČVE, L‘ETHNOGRAPHIE ROMANDE BOUGE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     MUSEES. On les appelle désormais le MEN et le MEG. Mais la similitude ne s‘arręte pas aux noms. Histoire croisée entre deux institutions en pleine restructuration.

Elisabeth Chardon Samedi 3 mai 2008 Lundi, la Ville de Gen';ve présentera les résultats du concours d‘a >>>


      A TÉHÉRAN, LES SANCTIONS TOMBENT, MAIS LES PEUGEOT CONTINUENT Ŕ ROULER
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     TEMOIGNAGE. Pendant cinq ans ŕ la tęte de la filiale iranienne du fabricant de voitures français, Jacques Manlay évoque le paradoxe qui existe entre les discours politiques, les condamnations économiques et la vie au quotidien.

Delphine Minoui, Paris Samedi 3 mai 2008 «Les sanctio >>>


      APPLE CROQUE LE MARCHÉ VIDÉO
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     INTERNET. Le géant du téléchargement payant, iTunes, propose désormais aux Américains de télécharger les films le jour–męme de leur sortie en DVD. L‘Europe devrait suivre.

Benjamin Luis Samedi 3 mai 2008 Et si on se regardait le film Juno, comme ça, ce so >>>


      AVEC SES HYPERMARCHÉS, COOP VEUT BRISER SON IMAGE DE CHERTÉ
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     La place financi';re n‘est plus aussi optimiste A Téhéran, les sanctions tombent, mais les Peugeot continuent ŕ rouler L‘interview de la semaine. Pascal Gentinetta: «La hausse des dépenses sociales menace l‘investissement dans les transports et la formation» ECON >>>


      BALADE. LE SEELAND EN CANOË, TOUT UN AAR
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     MOBILITE DOUCE. Parmi les nouveaux itinéraires balisés en Suisse, une découverte de deux ŕ cinq jours le long de l‘Aar, dont le bassin occupe la majeure partie du pays au nord des Alpes.

Marion Moussadek, Büren Samedi 3 mai 2008 C‘est ŕ Büren que débute le par >>>


      BON APPÉTIT. TIENS, VOILŔ DU LAPIN!
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Bon appétit. La lecture de ce texte (2442 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      BRILLANTS DUELS AVEC ETIENNE DAHO
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     CHANSON. Le chanteur, en concert ce samedi ŕ Bulle, revisité sur disque. Olivier Horner Samedi 3 mai 2008 Les compilations–hommages évitent rarement l‘écueil révérencieux. Dans le cas de Tombés pour Daho, l‘exercice est pourtant diablement convaincant.

Fausse >>>


      CATHERINE JACCOTTET TISSOT: «BEAUCOUP D‘AVOCATS RÉALISENT QUE LA VOIE DE LA CONCERTATION EST LA MEILLEURE»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Les approches pour un divorce ŕ l‘amiable se multiplient. Catherine Jaccottet Tissot, avocate et médiatrice ŕ Lausanne, s‘en réjouit.

Anna Lietti Samedi 3 mai 2008 Le Temps: Le conflit constitue traditionnellement le fonds de commerce du métier d‘avocat. N‘est&nd >>>


      CRITIQUE: «LAĎ LAĎ LAĎ LAĎ» Ŕ LA SALLE DES EAUX–VIVES Ŕ GENČVE. BALLET MUET POUR UNE BELLE ET UN YÉTI
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Critique: «Laď laď laď laď» ŕ la Salle des Eaux–Vives ŕ Gen';ve. Alexandre Demidoff Samedi 3 mai 2008 La guitare de Bob Dylan, le yéti de Tintin au Tibet, la salopette d‘une des fillettes en blé de La Petite Maison dans la prairie – cette s >>>


      DERNIERS JOURS DE L‘OPA SUR BAUMGARTNER
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     OFFRE. Giorgio Behr détient 33,2% des titres. Frédéric Leli';vre Samedi 3 mai 2008 L‘indépendance de la holding vaudoise Baumgartner (BAP.S) touche peut–ętre ŕ sa fin. L‘offre publique d‘achat (OPA) ŕ 460 francs par action qu‘a lancée la soci& >>>


      ET SI FRIBOURG COUVRAIT LES BAINS DE LA MOTTA?
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     FRIBOURG. Le candidat radical ŕ la préfecture Denis Boivin lance une idée folle.

François Mauron Samedi 3 mai 2008 La campagne pour l‘élection ŕ la préfecture de la Sarine est lancée. A la mani';re d‘un Nicolas Sarkozy, le candidat radical Denis Boivin >>>


      GIORGIO BEHR: «LIMITER MES DROITS DE VOTE Ŕ 3% RELČVE DE L‘EXPROPRIATION»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     OPA. L‘entrepreneur Giorgio Behr tente d‘acquérir Baumgartner. Le groupe vaudois juge son offre insuffisante et restreint le nombre de ses voix au capital, męme s‘il détient 33,2% des actions.

Frédéric Leli';vre Samedi 3 mai 2008 Le Temps: En marge de l‘o >>>


      IL ÉTAIT UNE FOIS. LA ROUGEOLE, LA PESTE ET LE CHOLÉRA
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Joëlle Kuntz Samedi 3 mai 2008 La rougeole revient. Elle est une vieille ennemie. Elle nous arrive des débuts de la sédentarisation, lorsque l‘homme s‘est mis ŕ cohabiter sur le męme espace avec les animaux et ŕ accumuler sur place ses déchets. Virus et bactéries en on >>>


      L‘AFFAIRE JOSEF FRITZL
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     C‘est d‘ores et déjŕ l‘affaire la plus grave et la plus étrange de toute l‘histoire criminelle de l‘Autriche. Récit des heures sombres qui ont fait basculer un pays dans l‘horreur.

Maurin Picard, Amstetten Samedi 3 mai 2008 &#'632; Une bien ét >>>


      L‘ARMÉE ÉTHIOPIENNE COMPROMISE DANS LES TRAFICS D‘ARMES EN SOMALIE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     CORNE DE L‘AFRIQUE. Selon un rapport remis au Conseil de sécurité, commandants éthiopiens, somaliens et ougandais de l‘Union africaine revendent les armes saisies aux milices islamistes.

Alain Lallemand Samedi 3 mai 2008 Pas moins de 80% des armes vendues aujourd‘hui sur les mar >>>


      L‘INTERVIEW DE LA SEMAINE. PASCAL GENTINETTA: «LA HAUSSE DES DÉPENSES SOCIALES MENACE L‘INVESTISSEMENT DANS LES TRANSPORTS ET LA FORMATION»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     «Economiesuisse est devenue plus svelte et plus crédible» La ténacité d‘un Federer ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article «La hausse des dépenses sociales menace l‘investissement dans les transports et la formation» Pascal Gentinetta: «Ce n’est qu’en lançant r >>>


      LA BNS SUBIT SA PREMIČRE PERTE TRIMESTRIELLE DEPUIS QUATRE ANS
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     RESULTATS. La Banque nationale suisse essuie un déficit de 3,'7 milliards de francs au premier trimestre. Ce résultat négatif n‘aura pas d‘impact sur les bénéfices distribués ŕ court terme.

Yves Hulmann, Zurich Samedi 3 mai 2008 La redistribution des bén&# >>>


      LA BOURSE SUISSE DU 2 MAI 2008
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Le rebond du dollar enraye l‘envolée des mati';res premi';res FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article La bourse suisse du 2 mai 2008 Belle progression.

Anker Bank, Private Banking Samedi 3 mai 2008 A la veille du week–end, le marché suisse a affiché une belle progression, >>>


      LA BOUTEILLE DE LA SEMAINE. CHARDONNAY DE PEISSY 2006, LES PERRIČRES, GENČVE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     La bouteille de la semaine. Patricia Briel Samedi 3 mai 2008 Le 15e concours Chardonnay du monde s‘est déroulé du 12 au 15 mars en Bourgogne.
3' pays y ont participé. '53 échantillons ont été présentés, et 60 médailles d‘or distribuées. La Suisse >>>


      LA PLACE FINANCIČRE N‘EST PLUS AUSSI OPTIMISTE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     CONJONCTURE. Le climat des affaires se dégrade rapidement, selon l‘indicateur bancaire du KOF.

Clément Dubois Samedi 3 mai 2008 Extension de la crise immobili';re américaine, amortissements par milliards et incertitude générale: le climat de la place financi';re su >>>


      LA SEMAINE. L‘IMMIGRATION ET LE MENU PEUPLE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Le débat sur l‘immigration, sur la citoyenneté reprend de plus belle, y compris dans ce journal, et c‘est bien ainsi. Car la Suisse a accueilli proportionnellement le plus grand nombre d‘étrangers de tous les pays de taille comparable en Europe, elle en maîtrise l‘intégra >>>


      LE FC B'4;LE PREND L‘AVANTAGE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     FOOTBALL. Le club a battu Zurich et a profité de la déconfiture de Young Boys face ŕ Xamax.

Le Temps Samedi 3 mai 2008 Bâle a réussi une excellente opération vendredi soir lors de la 34e journée de Super League. Les footballeurs rhénans ont battu le FC Zurich 4–0 au >>>


      LE NEZ DEHORS
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     A la découverte des reptiles • Le parc naturel Pfyn–Finges propose une excursion pour que petits et grands découvrent les reptiles. La région de Finges en compte 7 esp';ces, soit la moitié de toutes les esp';ces présentes en Suisse. Le mode de vie des lézards et des co >>>


      LE PASSEPORT BIOLOGIQUE AVANCE PAS Ŕ PAS
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     LUTTE ANTIDOPAGE. Le programme lancé par l‘Union cycliste internationale devrait entrer dans sa phase opérationnelle d‘ici ŕ quelques mois.

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      LE REBOND DU DOLLAR ENRAYE L‘ENVOLÉE DES MATIČRES PREMIČRES
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     RESSOURCES NATURELLES. Pétrole, soja et cuivre ont plongé cette semaine, en réaction au rebond du billet vert et ŕ la décision de la Fed. Les spécialistes jugent cette explication trop simpliste.

Pierre–Alexandre Sallier Samedi 3 mai 2008 En ce jeudi 1er mai, alors que la pla >>>


      LE SYSTČME CROSSAIR EN ACCUSATION
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     SUISSE. Suite au crash de Bassersdorf, qui avait fait 24 morts, Moritz Suter et André Dosé comparaissent d';s lundi au Tribunal pénal fédéral.

Avec quatre autres cadres de l‘ex–compagnie, ils sont accusés d‘avoir négligé la sécurité pou >>>


      LE «LAOGAI», BIEN PLUS QU‘UN SYSTČME PÉNITENTIAIRE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Harry Wu, dissident chinois, incarcéré dix–neuf ans dans des camps de travail, émigré et naturalisé Américain, directeur de la Fondation de la recherche sur le «Laogai», souligne que, contrairement ŕ ce qu‘on espérait, les activités répressives en >>>


      LES D35, ANTICHAMBRE DE LA COUPE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     L‘équipage d‘Alinghi navigue sur les eaux du Lac Léman. Pour certains, c’est l’occasion de se familliariser avec les multicoques avant le duel contre Oracle. (photo: Keystone) VOILE. Les multicoques lémaniques prennent leur envol avec le premier Grand Prix de la saison. Une saison qui rime ave >>>


      LES RAISONS DE LA VIOLENCE DES JEUNES IMMIGRÉS SONT Ŕ RECHERCHER EN SUISSE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Les raisons de la violence des jeunes immigrés sont ŕ rechercher en Suisse Désaccord parmi les chercheurs Questions ŕ Hansjürg Zumstein. «Je ne m‘attendais pas ŕ ce que mon film soit instrumentalisé par l‘UDC» Pierre Schaller: «La polémique sur les bi >>>


      LES TRAVAILLISTES ESSUIENT UNE SÉVČRE DÉFAITE EN GRANDE–BRETAGNE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     UNE Le Temps I Article Les travaillistes essuient une sév';re défaite en Grande–Bretagne ELECTIONS LOCALES. Le plus grand échec depuis 40 ans pour le parti de Gordon Brown.

Le Temps Samedi 3 mai 2008 Le parti du premier ministre britannique Gordon Brown a essuyé sa plus cinglan >>>


      MAI 68 AU SALON DU LIVRE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     DEBAT. Jean Ziegler contre Jack Lang. La lecture de ce texte (1164 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      MAI 68, LA CULTURE EN HÉRITAGE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     EDITORIAUX Le Temps I Article Mai 68, la culture en héritage Laurent Wolf Samedi 3 mai 2008 Quarante ans jour pour jour apr';s la fermeture de la Sorbonne sur décision du gouvernement français, le Samedi Culturel consacre l‘essentiel de ses pages ŕ la période qui va de 1'65  >>>


      MON EX–CONJOINT EST NUL, MON COPARENT FORMIDABLE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     • Quand le lien conjugal est brisé, il reste le lien parental. Les couples en rupture sont aujourd‘hui chaudement encouragés ŕ s‘entendre pour le préserver. Au risque de créer une nouvelle norme du «soft divorce», plus contraignante que jamais?

Anna Lietti, Colla >>>


      MUNICIPALES CATASTROPHIQUES POUR BROWN
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Gordon Brown n’a pu que reconnaître que le coup était rude.«Un leader n’est pas testé pendant une période de succ';s, mais par ce qu’il fait dans des circonstances difficiles», a tenté de relativiser le premier ministre travailliste.

(photo: Keystone) Agrandir l‘image GRAN >>>


      NE L‘OUBLIONS JAMAIS: LA CENSURE A TOUJOURS UN VISAGE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     A l‘occasion du 3 mai, Journée internationale de la liberté de la presse, «Le Temps» ouvre, dans une page rédactionnelle, un espace d‘expression ŕ Reporters sans fronti';res, pour rappeler que le musellement des médias et l‘assassinat de journalistes ne sont >>>


      NÉPALAISES DE TOUTES CASTES PARTIES Ŕ L‘ASSAUT DE L‘EVEREST
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     NEPAL. Agées de 17 ŕ 27 ans, dix femmes comptent parvenir au sommet ŕ la fin du mois.

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      OC OERLIKON VERS UN POSSIBLE TRANSFERT DE CONTRÔLE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     INDUSTRIE. Victory pourrait céder sa participation ŕ Renova, le groupe du milliardaire russe Viktor Vekselberg.

Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Samedi 3 mai 2008 A dix jours d‘une assemblée générale qui s‘annonçait houleuse, Victory va–t–il céder son paquet d&l >>>


      PIERRE SCHALLER: «LA POLÉMIQUE SUR LES BIOCARBURANTS NOUS SERT»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     ENERGIE. En recourant ŕ des mati';res agricoles non vivri';res, la Suisse est un él';ve mod';le qui séduit les investisseurs, explique Pierre Schaller.

Ron Hochuli Samedi 3 mai 2008 La polémique ne cesse d‘enfler: les biocarburants sont accusés de c >>>


      PRIX UNIQUE DU LIVRE: LES ALÉMANIQUES SE MOBILISENT
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     SYMPOSIUM. Vendredi ŕ Soleure, en marge des Journées littéraires, un colloque réunissait éditeurs, libraires alémaniques et experts européens, dont Jack Lang, pour évaluer l‘impact d‘une réglementation des prix sur le marché du livre.

Lisbeth Koutcho >>>


      QUESTIONS Ŕ HANSJÜRG ZUMSTEIN. «JE NE M‘ATTENDAIS PAS Ŕ CE QUE MON FILM SOIT INSTRUMENTALISÉ PAR L‘UDC»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Questions ŕ Hansjürg Zumstein, réalisateur du film sur l‘éviction de Blocher. La lecture de ce texte (40'2 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      QUESTIONS Ŕ LAURENT KURTH. «JE N‘AI PAS ASSAINI LES FINANCES DE LA CHAUX–DE–FONDS TOUT SEUL»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Photos Vidéos Dessins Blogs Forums Dossiers Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Netvibes Flux RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace abonnés Boutique Events SMSAnnonces WebA >>>


      REPČRE. UN ALLEMAND SUR TROIS POUR LE RETOUR AU MARK
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Rep';re. Pierre–Alexandre Sallier Samedi 3 mai 2008 La récente envolée du prix des produits alimentaires participe ŕ maintenir intact cet euroscepticisme qui a vu le jour dans l‘Union européenne apr';s la création de la monnaie unique. Selon un sondage publié ven >>>


      SION, AU JOUR DE SA RÉSURRECTION
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     L’espace des Remparts. La Ville de Sion a déjŕ déboursé quelque 15 millions de francs pour sa métamorphose. (photo: Keystone) VALAIS. Le chef–lieu valaisan s‘est investi pour redonner du sens ŕ ses places. Visite guidée.

Xavier Filliez Samedi 3 mai 2008 Nathalie Lu >>>


      UNION POUR LA MÉDITERRANÉE: HÉSITATIONS ARABES
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     PROJET. La présence annoncée du premier ministre israélien au sommet ŕ Paris le 13 juillet.

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      VILLAGE PEOPLE. ANGELINA ET LE DALAĎ–LAMA
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Village people. Stéphane Bonvin Samedi 3 mai 2008 Quel point commun y a–t–il entre... le dalaď–lama, George Clooney, Poutine, Angelina Jolie, Barack Obama, la rédactrice en chef de Vogue Carine Roitfeld, Agassi, le patriarche orthodoxe Bartholomée Ier et le p';re des jeux Ni >>>


      VUE SUR LE MONDE. LES ETATS–UNIS, LA TORTURE ET LA DÉMOCRATIE
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Bernard Guetta Samedi 3 mai 2008 Chaque année, le Département d‘Etat publie un rapport sur le respect des droits de l‘homme dans le monde, pays par pays. On ne saurait trop s‘en féliciter. Les Etats–Unis marquent ainsi leur attachement ŕ la défense des libertés fonda >>>


      «J‘AI APPRIS UN PEU DU MONDE TEL QU‘IL FONCTIONNE»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     Alain de Botton. Né ŕ Zurich, philosophe. Auteur suisse le plus vendu au monde, il a surtout écrit sur le bonheur.

Florence Gaillard Samedi 3 mai 2008 Histoire de bien comprendre, on lui demande combien ça fait. Il répond «5 millions». Souriant, étonné s$';r >>>


      «QU‘ILS SACHENT, Ŕ LA PAZ, QUE NOUS N‘ALLONS PLUS LES ALLAITER»
      Le Temps, 04-05-2008
     BOLIVIE. En guerre contre le centralisme, les quatre départements les plus riches du pays défient le pouvoir en organisant des référendums pour l‘autonomie.

Santa Cruz vote ce dimanche. Caroline Stevan Samedi 3 mai 2008 La Bolivie d‘en bas se trouve en haut. Juchée sur les h >>>


      A MATTER OF DEGREES
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     As the evidence of global warming has mounted, many international policymakers and members of Congress have focused on the goal of preventing worldwide temperatures from rising more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, which would require a global cut in greenhouse gases of at least 80 percent by 2050.

Living in denser >>>


      ADMINISTRATION REPORTEDLY FORCES OUT EPA OFFICIAL
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     May 3, 2008; A02 A senior regional Environmental Protection Agency official who had feuded with Dow Chemical over a toxic cleanup site in Michigan resigned Thursday under pressure from the Bush administration, according to published reports.

Mary A. Gade, who headed the EPA‘s Midwest regional office in Ch >>>


      AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER: BARBARA WALTERS & SEN. ED BROOKE
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     So the press is in bed with politicians! Barbara Walters has revealed that she had an affair with then–Sen. Ed Brooke in the 1'70s.

Promoting her memoir, "Audition," the legendary television journalist dished about her long–running relationship with the Massachusetts Republican to Opra >>>


      AUDIT FINDS INTERIOR DEPARTMENT FALLING SHORT ON SAFETY MEASURES
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     A new report warns that traveling through Yosemite National Park‘s 74–year–old tunnel to see the views of its iconic granite peaks might literally take your breath away.

Carbon monoxide can accumulate to hazardous levels in the busy summer months because aging tunnel exhaust fans don‘t w >>>


      BEETLE–RAVAGED FORESTS PROMPT CAMPGROUND CLOSURES IN ROCKIES
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     CHEYENNE, Wyo. –– Vacationers will have fewer places to pitch their tents this summer in Colorado and Wyoming, and they can place the blame on bugs.

The U.S. Forest Service has closed some popular campgrounds in the two states because of concern that trees killed by the bark beetles that are ravagin >>>


      BUSH HAILING RECOVERY OF KANSAS TOWN
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     CRAWFORD, Texas –– President Bush is hailing the remarkable recovery of one southern Kansas town, a year after a monster tornado destroyed almost everything in sight.

Bush plans to address Greensburg‘s graduating class of 18 boys and girls and personally hand out each diploma on Sunday. It is >>>


      BUSH SEEKS $770 MILLION MORE IN WORLD FOOD AID
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     President Bush asked Congress yesterday to approve $770 million in new global food aid for the coming fiscal year, the centerpiece of an evolving administration response to a crisis that has sparked increased violence and hunger around the world.

Overall, he said, the United States is on track to spend nearly $ >>>


      CDC CITES LARGEST U.S. RESURGENCE OF MEASLES SINCE 2001
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     At least four outbreaks of measles are underway around the United States, the largest resurgence in years of the once–common childhood disease, federal health officials reported yesterday.

At least 64 cases were reported in nine states between Jan. 1 and April 25, and four outbreaks are ongoing in Arizona >>>


      CLINTON, OBAMA SUPPORTERS FOCUS ON POLITICAL HORSE RACE
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     LOUISVILLE, Ky. –– For surrogates of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, there was a political horse race Saturday that outpaced the Kentucky Derby in importance.

The Run for the Roses is always a big draw for the rich and powerful, and prominent supporters for both Democratic presidential cand >>>


      CRITICS OF OLD GUARD TAKE BLACK ACTIVISM ONLINE
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     The new black revolution, as singer Gil Scott–Heron famously predicted, is not being televised.

It is raging online. A growing cadre of young black activists is using the Internet in an attempt to eclipse traditional civil rights organizations such as the NAACP and hit the refresh button on the civil righ >>>


      DEMOCRAT CAZAYOUX WINS CONGRESSIONAL SEAT IN LOUISIANA
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     BATON ROUGE, La. –– A Democrat won a special congressional election here Saturday, bolstering his party‘s majority status on Capitol Hill by taking a seat Republicans have held since 1'74.

Don Cazayoux, a lawyer and state lawmaker, beat Republican Woody Jenkins to cap a race that Democrats >>>


      DEMOCRATS PICK UP HOUSE SEAT IN LOUISIANA
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – A Louisiana Democrat won a special congressional election in a district held by Republicans for more than two decades, increasing her party‘s majority in the House of Representatives, results from the state showed on Sunday.

State Rep. Don Cazayoux narrowly defeated Republica >>>


      DEMOCRATS SPLIT ON OBAMA, CLINTON
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Support for presidential rivals Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton among their fellow Democrats in the Congress is just about split and may become pivotal.

Overall, '7 Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate have endorsed Sen. Obama of Illinois, while '8 have endo >>>


      DEPRESSED CITY DIVIDED OVER PROPOSED GOLF COURSE
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     BENTON HARBOR, Mich. –– Can three waterfront golf holes in a "Jack Nicklaus Signature" course save Benton Harbor, a tumbledown town marked by factory closures, high unemployment, and years of simmering racial frustration and suspicion?

Five years after riots swept this southwestern Michiga >>>


      DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MCCAIN AND OBAMA GO WELL BEYOND THE OBVIOUS
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     WASHINGTON –– The differences couldn‘t be more striking _ and they go well beyond older, white and Republican vs. younger, black and Democratic.

John McCain, more spontaneous and accessible, and Barack Obama, more disciplined and remote, are two unconventional presidential candidates, each wit >>>


      FBI: SUSPECTED PIPE BOMB DAMAGES COURTHOUSE IN SAN DIEGO
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     SAN DIEGO –– Authorities say a suspected pipe bomb explosion has damaged a door and blown out a window at the federal courthouse in downtown San Diego.

FBI spokeswoman April Langwell says the blast occurred early Sunday at the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Courthouse. She says the damage occurred at th >>>


      GREEN COMES BEFORE GOLD FOR FAMILIES OF OLYMPIANS
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     In the evenings, after he has finished with his children‘s boxing training, brought them home and made them dinner, Gary Russell Sr. can begin baking the cakes. It is an incongruous vision, this image of a husky boxing man

–– his knee balky from an old hunting accident and voice raspy from cig >>>


      GROUPS PETITION EPA TO BAN NANOSILVER IN CONSUMER GOODS
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     A coalition of consumer protection groups yesterday filed a legal petition with the Environmental Protection Agency seeking to halt the sale of consumer products containing microscopic nanoparticles of silver, an increasingly popular germ–killer that has raised environmental concerns.

More than 200 produc >>>


      JOB–LOSS FIGURE BRINGS CHEER
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     The unemployment rate edged down in April and employers cut far fewer jobs than expected, according to a government report yesterday, the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is undergoing a mediocre spell, rather than a disastrous downturn.

The report was hardly rosy –– there were 20,000 fewer job >>>


      MAN ASKS COURT TO CHANGE HIS NAME TO ‘IN GOD WE TRUST‘
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     ZION, Ill. –– Steve Kreuscher wants a judge to allow him to legally change his name. He wants to be known as "In God We Trust." Kreuscher (CROY‘–shir) says the new name would symbolize the help God gave him through tough times.

The 57–year–old man also told the (Arl >>>


      MEAT THAT MAY CONTAIN FATAL GERM IS RECALLED
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     Gourmet Boutique recalled about 286,320 pounds of fresh and frozen meat and poultry after regulators found it might be contaminated with potentially fatal listeria germs, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The nationwide recall includes a varie >>>


      MILITARY STRESSING VETERANS‘ COUNSELING
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     Applicants for government security clearances will no longer have to declare whether they sought mental health counseling after serving in combat zones, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced yesterday.

The policy change is part of a broader Pentagon effort to reduce the stigma that military service member >>>


      NEW EPA STANDARDS WOULD CUT AMOUNT OF LEAD IN THE AIR
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     By Juliet EilperinWashington Post Staff WriterFriday, May 2, 2008; A02 The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday proposed tightening the federal limits for lead in the air, but the proposal fell short of what its own scientists said is required to protect public health.

Lead, which is emitted by smelters, m >>>


      NYPD HORSE THROWS OFFICER OFF, THEN MAKES HIS WAY HOME ALONE
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     NEW YORK –– Police say a patrol horse found his own way back through Manhattan streets to his stable after throwing his rider.

The officer was treated for minor injuries after traffic noise spooked Aldo on Friday. The 8–year–old took off about eight blocks to the stable.

New Yor >>>


      OBAMA CRITICIZES CLINTON OVER HER WORDS ABOUT IRAN
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     INDIANAPOLIS –– Barack Obama scolded Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday for saying that the United States would "totally obliterate" Iran if it attacks Israel, and likened her to President Bush. Clinton stood by her comment.

The foreign policy dustup came as the two candidat >>>


      OBAMA FACES TEST IN ASSERTING HIS OWN BRAND OF PATRIOTISM
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     The questions come on cable and radio talk shows, and sometimes from skeptical voters at his own rallies. "Hi, Barack. I am a supporter, a believer and a volunteer for you, and I‘m trying to convince my mother to be one also," a woman said at a campaign event last week in Kokomo, Ind. ". . . One of >>>


      OBAMA: CHANGE IN ETHANOL POLICY MIGHT BE NEEDED
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Democrat Barack Obama said Sunday the federal government might need to rethink its support for corn ethanol because of rising food prices, a stance similar to Republican John McCain‘s but at odds with farm states considered important to the November election.

"What I‘v >>>


      OLD CEMETERY POSES GRAVE DILEMMA FOR BUYERS OF VT. FARM
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     HARTLAND, Vt. –– The 130–acre property was exactly what Michel Guite and his family wanted: an old Vermont farm with mountain views, rolling hills and meadows.

There was, however, one wrinkle: The property included a small family cemetery _ with the grave of a War of 1812 veteran _ surrounded >>>


      ON SPAM‘S BIRTHDAY, THREE CHEERS FOR ‘DELETE‘
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     Happy birthday, spam. P.S.: Now go away. It was 30 years ago this Saturday that users of Arpanet, a U.S. government–designed precursor to the Internet, logged onto their accounts to find what is considered the first piece of unsolicited commercial e–mail ever sent.

It was a pitch for a new computer. >>>


      OPERATOR OF D.C. CALL–GIRL RING IS DEAD IN APPARENT SUICIDE
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     2, 2008; 2:20 PM TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 2 –– Deborah Jeane Palfrey, facing a likely prison term of four to six years for running a Washington area call–girl ring, apparently hanged herself Thursday in a storage shed behind her mother‘s mobile home in this small Gulf Coast city, authorities sai >>>


      REP. FOSSELLA ARRESTED ON DWI CHARGE
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     Rep. Vito J. Fossella (R–N.Y.) was arrested early yesterday in Alexandria and charged with driving while intoxicated, court records showed.

Fossella is scheduled to appear in Alexandria General District Court on May 12 for an advisement hearing, the records said. No other details of the arrest were immedi >>>


      RICE MEETS BARAK, FOCUS ON WEST BANK BARRIERS
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Sunday met Israel‘s defense minister to discuss removing West Bank roadblocks as she began a day of meetings that aim to speed up Israeli–Palestinian peace talks.

"Let‘s get to work," Rice said as she sat down with Eh >>>


      RICE MEETS ISRAELI, PALESTINIAN LEADERS
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday after discussions with Israeli leaders on ways to ease restrictions on Palestinians and move peace talks forward.

"Let‘s get to work," Rice said as she sat down with Israel >>>


      ROCKEFELLER CENTER‘S ICONIC ATLAS STATUE TO GET RESTORATION
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     NEW YORK –– The project: Atlas, scrubbed. Rockefeller Center‘s iconic statue of Greek mythology‘s burdened giant is set to get its most thorough cleaning in decades, starting next week.

The four–story–tall, seven–ton sculpture is among the complex‘s cherished attr >>>


      STRAPPED GOVERNMENTS REVIVE PENSION BONDS
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     By Michael McDonald and Adam L. CataldoBloomberg NewsSunday, May 4, 2008; F05 Pension bonds are making a comeback, as states and cities from Alaska to Philadelphia bet they can use the proceeds to help fill deficits in their retirement funds and still generate a higher return than what they pay in interest.

Off >>>


      SURGERY SHOWS PROMISE FOR TREATMENT OF DIABETES
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     Rocco Turso was injecting himself with insulin three times a day, swallowing pills twice daily and restricting his diet. But his diabetes was still out of control, blurring his vision, making his feet numb and sapping his energy. So he decided to try an experimental operation. Within days, his blood sugar was normal and >>>


      SUSPECT CHARGED IN PHILLY COP‘S SLAYING; 2ND SUSPECT SOUGHT
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     PHILADELPHIA –– One suspect was charged and a second was being sought Sunday in the killing of a police officer who was shot with an assault rifle while responding to a bank robbery, police said.

Police Lt. Mel Williams declined to release the name of the suspect, who was charged with homicide. A se >>>


      THE BOSS, SINATRA AMONG N.J. HALL OF FAME‘S FIRST INDUCTEES
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     TRENTON, N.J. –– Pop quiz: What comes to mind when you think about Yogi Berra, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein and Toni Morrison? Brilliant minds, inspiring souls, trailblazers _ all are likely responses.

And ... New Jersey? Yep. They all have strong ties to the oft–maligned Garden State, and t >>>


      THE NATION‘S WEATHER
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     –– Morning showers and thunderstorms were possible Sunday along the Southeast coast and in the mid–Atlantic states as a frontal system moves along the eastern seaboard before exiting into the Atlantic Ocean. Rain was also forecast for much of New England.

A high pressure system was expected to >>>


      THE TALK SHOWS
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     Guests to be interviewed Sunday on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (WTTG), ' a.m.: Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean, former DNC chairman Joe Andrew, Clinton campaign chairman Terence R. McAuliffe and McCain economic adviser Carly Fiorina.

THIS WEEK (ABC, WJLA), 10 a.m.: Sen. H >>>


      UP $10.' BILLION, EXXON WORRIES ABOUT NEW TAX
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     Bolstered by winter‘s record crude oil prices, Exxon Mobil yesterday reported huge first–quarter profit and provoked new congressional vows to come up with legislation that would tax windfall profits or demonstrate concern about high gasoline prices.

The oil giant earned $10.8' billion, up 17 pe >>>


      WHITE HOUSE PLANS PROACTIVE CYBER–SECURITY ROLE FOR SPY AGENCIES
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     AM America‘s spy agencies for the first time would be tasked with gathering intelligence on threats to the nation‘s computer networks under a policy that could be detailed by the White House as early as next week, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

Speaking at a security conference in >>>


      WINDS FAN FIRES IN ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO, TEXAS, CALIFORNIA
      Washington Post, 04-05-2008
     PHOENIX –– Three Texans were charged Thursday with starting a fire than has charred more than 2,000 acres near Grand Canyon National Park.

The two men and a woman were camping Tuesday in the Kaibab National Forest when they left their campfire unattended after running out of water, according to a cr >>>



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